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Though Americans talk a good deal about the virtue of being serious, they generally prefer people who are solemn over people who a ...
You're playing serious music, and you want to be taken seriously. When they get my age wrong on the program, I wish they'd make me ...
The house on the edge of the serious wood
Was aware, was aware
Of why he came there....
Whoever commits to paper what he suffers becomes a melancholy author: but he becomes a serious author when he tells us what he suf ...
The jazz musician is denied the dignity accorded the composer because not everything he composes is first written down, or, necess ...
The rules of drinking games are taken more serious than the rules of war.
I've been described as a tough and noisy woman, a prize fighter, a man-hater, you name it. They call me Battling Bella, Mother Cou ...
Of all things in life, Mrs. Lee held this kind of court-service in contempt, for she was something more than republican--a little ...
Melancholy is at the bottom of everything, just as at the end of all rivers is the sea. Can it be otherwise in a world where nothi ...
The chief reason warfare is still with us is neither a secret death-wish of the human species, nor an irrepressible instinct of ag ...
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